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[Envelope from Dinkie McGee, Mailed May 1, 1876]

Description: An envelope addressed to Mrs. Mollie Moore; McKinney; Collin cty; Texas; Box 12. A postal stamp on the front reads "Gallatin Tenn; May 1." A hand written note on the front reads "Dinkie McGee ???; Received May 4th 1876."
Date: 1876
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope from George Wilson]

Description: Envelope from George Wilson, received on January 6th, 1875.
Date: December 29, 1874
Creator: Wilson, George
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope from Hubert and Theresia Sauer]

Description: An envelope which contained a letter to C.B. Moore. A not on the left bottom corner reads: "Hubert + Theresa Sauer; Received Feb 21st; 1875."
Date: February 7, 1875
Creator: Sauer, Hubert
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope from Matilda Boder and Bettie Franklin]

Description: An envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore, Esq. A note on the bottom left corner reads: "Matilda Boder +; Betty Franklin; Received January 8th; 1875." A postal stamp reads: "Gallatin Tenn; Jan 3."
Date: January 3, 1875
Creator: Boder, Matilda & Franklin, Bettie
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope to Mr. and Mrs. Ziza Moore]

Description: Envelope address to Mr. and Mrs. Ziza Moore of McKinney, Texas. A note in the lower left corner gives the names of Elvira Moore and Jo Wallace and states that it was read on December 2, 1871. A second note reads, "Care of H. S. Moore."
Date: December 2, 1871
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Executions Docket, County Court, Cooke County, 1876-1927]

Description: Docket from Cooke County, Texas containing records of executions between July 1876 and December 1927, including names of those executed, dates of judgement and execution, fees owed, and notes on the receipt of fees and return of personal items. There is also an alphabetical listing of court cases and the pages they appear on at the front of the book.
Date: 1876/1927
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Family tree of my father's and Aunt Matilda's family]

Description: List of Wallace family members and associated dates. Paper is in poor condition and difficult to read. Of eleven children in the family, only 5 are surviving at time paper was written.
Date: 1876
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Financial note, December 15, 1879]

Description: Personal notes from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The document has a financial note on the front of the paper. The financial note states that C. B. Moore is to pay H. S. Moore $22.50 after seven months from December 15, 1879. This fragment of paper appears to have been re-used for the financial note. The back of the document has "C. B. Moore Note $22.50" scrawled over handwritten text about going to the mill.
Date: December 15, 1879
Creator: Moore, H. S.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Journal entry by Henry S. Moore, August 11, 1871]

Description: Journal entry by Henry Moore. Mentions trading, camping, and traveling through the countryside into Oklahoma and Chickasaw territory.
Date: August 2, 1871
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Judges Docket, Criminal, County Court, Cooke County, 1876-1881]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing the name of the court case, charges, date of indictment and capias, state witnesses, and the proceedings of the court. The list is arranged by date.
Date: 1876-07~
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Alice Donnell to Mollie Moore, December 18, 1875]

Description: Alice is happy to hear from her friend and wishes to visit. She inquires about Joe's trunk and if Mr. Moore knows anything about it. She would like Mollie to write back as soon as possible with information on Joe's trunk. She mentions Bettie's mother who is not feeling well.Dinkie wants to throw a party for Joe and Alice wishes Mollie and Mr. Moore could go. Mary Jane and Simeon have not married yet and Simeon talks of going to Texas. Alice now has the Texas fever and really wants to go. John Wallace and Susie Lore are talked about by the neighborhood of getting married. She asks Mollie to write her a long letter and to write back about Joe's trunk.
Date: December 18, 1875
Creator: Donnell, Alice
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bettie Franklin and Matilda Dodd to Mary Moore, May 22, 1876]

Description: A letter to Mary Moore from her sister, Bettie Franklin, and her mother, Matilda Dodd. In the letter, Franklin and Dodd discuss the state of the family and of the farm and animals. Franklin informs Moore that there have been many deaths in town, including Mallie Donnell, Mrs. Holder, and Tom Berry's wife. Franklin and Dodd both ask Moore to visit soon. Franklin closes by sending her regards to Moore's husband, Charles B. Moore. Included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was mailed. The letter, postmarked May 22 from Gallatin, Tennessee, is addressed to Mrs. Mollie Moore in McKinney, Collin County, Texas, Box No 12.
Date: May 22, 1876
Creator: Franklin, Bettie & Dodd, Matilda
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bettie Franklin and Matilda Dodd to Sis and Mr. Moore, March 17, 1879]

Description: Matilda had received and written back already, but hasn't heard anything from them yet. She says that they are doing well, but the county is sick with pneumonia. They have been gardening in the dry weather, but it might frost. She doesn't expect any peaches because of the bad weather. She should finish her quilt by tomorrow. Mrs. Nay died and Peat Wallace lost is youngest son. She is afraid to leave her house at night because of wild hogs. She hopes they are well and asks that they write back soon. Bettie says she has been enjoying good weather and has planted irish potatoes, beets, and parsnips. She asks if Mr. Moore paid the doctor and she wanted to help. Pete Wallace's son was buried last Friday. She went to town and got some dishes and looked at a stove. Abe is going to town to sell wood, she asks that they write back soon.
Date: March 17, 1879
Creator: Franklin, Bettie & Dodd, Matilda
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bettie Franklin and William Dodd, December 10, 1876]

Description: A letter from Bettie Franklin and William Dodd to their mother (who is visiting Mary Moore) and sister (Mary Ann Dodd Moore). The envelope has a postal stamp reading "Galatin, Tenn; Dec 11" and a hand written note reading William Dodd; + Betty Franklin; Recvd Dec 15th; 1876."
Date: December 10, 1876
Creator: Franklin, Bettie & Dodd, William
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bettie Franklin and William Dodd to their Sister and Mr. Moore, October 25, 1878]

Description: They are doing well, she had a slight chill and Abe is getting over his cold with medicine given to him from Dr. Woodson. Her and her mother went to see Mr. Donnell and he doesn't look like he has long to live. MRs. Summers looks well. She and Mrs. Montgomery would like to see her. Mollie Love, Mary, and the children visited. They went to edgefield and didn't have to stay the night because the train was behind schedule. They were at her parent's place but her parent's did not realize they were there until they went out to meet them. The children have gotten bigger and are now in school everyday. They are waiting for their boxes to arrive, her father says there is too much fright on the road. Abe is going to town to get more information. She wants to purchase land to start a home but Abe hasn't said anything. She also wants to be together. Her father and mother wrote postal cards and she asks that they write back soon.
Date: October 25, 1878
Creator: Franklin, Bettie & Dodd, William
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bettie Franklin, November 7, 1875]

Description: Bettie was unable to write a quick letter before Robbe left and she wanted to send some patterns and a dress that needs work done on it. She mentions it was unbearably hot inside the house. Someone is very sick and wants to see Charles and his wife soon. She sends all of her love to the relatives and hopes that Charles is done with his wheat so they can come visit.
Date: November 7, 1875
Creator: Franklin, Bettie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bettie Franklin to her Sister and Mr. Moore, June 5, 1877]

Description: She arrived home Friday night and had to sleep for two days to recover, Sissy got sick and took medicine to recover. They canned 6 cans of cherries. It has been dry, it rained early in the season but then dried up. Bettie's garden looks good despite the dry weather. Her beans are blooming and had an abundance of irish potatoes. Several people are about to head out to Texas. Dinky will write to her by the end of the week and She wants her to save some Texas flower seeds for her. Bettie isn't feeling well and was happy to see her sister and mother. She will write more next time and Lilly has been taking strawberries and cherries.
Date: June 5, 1877
Creator: Franklin, Bettie & Dodd, M.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bettie Franklin to Matilda Dodd and Mary Moore, January 28, 1877]

Description: A letter from Bettie Franklin to Matilda Dodd and Mary Moore on January 28, 1876. Mary's mother, Matilda, is visiting her in Texas. In the letter, Bettie talks about the warm and clear weather, as well as the state of the farm and animals. She mentions that there have been several weddings, including that of Laura Wallace and Frank Dorris. In closing, Bettie says that many neighbors' dogs have gone mad - she fears that hers will also go mad. Included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was mailed. The envelope, postmarked January 29 from Gallatin, Tennessee, is addressed to Mrs. Mollie Moore in McKinney, Collin County, Texas, Box No 12.
Date: January 28, 1877
Creator: Franklin, Bettie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections